Jan 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Communication Studies


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This certificate provides the foundation for understanding the communication process used in both professional and personal environments. The student is introduced to techniques including non-verbal, professional, interpersonal, intercultural, persuasive, and social media communication. Alone, this Certificate enhances the communicator’s ability to effectively and appropriately express ideas and share information. Combined with the Liberal Arts degree requirements, this Certificate leads to an Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Communication Studies.

Program Outcomes for Communication Studies Certificate:

  • Provide the foundation for student’s understanding of the communication process used in both professional and personal situations.
  • Introduce student to techniques for improving non-verbal, professional, interpersonal, intercultural, persuasive, and social media communication.
  • Enhance student’s ability to effectively and appropriately express ideas and share information relevant to the audience, purpose, and situation.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Communication Studies


General Education Core 6
Communication Studies Core 24
Total Credit Hours Required 30

Communication Studies Core


Program Disclaimer


This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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